MG is within the midst of launching a brand new household of electrical autos based mostly on an in-house developed modular platform, however the firm hasn’t given up on internal-combustion engines simply but.
In actual fact, it is simply previewed through social media a classy MG 7 sports activities sedan that can go on sale in China later this yr with the selection of turbocharged 1.5- and a pair of.0-liter engines.
Extra particulars, together with which wheels are pushed, will probably be introduced nearer to the market launch however we all know the 1.5-liter engine will ship round 183 hp and the two.0-liter engine an output near 254 hp. Extra highly effective variations with plug-in hybrid powertrains are anticipated to be added to the lineup in 2023.
2023 MG 7
The unique MG 7 was a rebadged model of the outdated Rover 75, which MG launched shortly after it (when it was nonetheless MG Rover) was acquired by China’s Nanjing Vehicle in 2005. Nanjing together with MG was then acquired by SAIC in 2007.
Curiously, the design language of the MG 7 is similar destined for a contemporary MG sports activities automobile that is within the works and presumably coming with electrical energy.
As there aren’t any plans in place to introduce MG within the U.S., there’s little to no likelihood of the MG 7 turning up on the market right here. It could additionally find yourself being offered solely in China, as MG focuses on its rising EV vary in different markets the place the British marque operates.